Puppet Open Source: IT Automation Software for System Administrators Puppet Open Source is a flexible, customizable framework available under the Apache 2.0 license designed to help system administrators automate the many repetitive tasks they regularly perform. As a declarative, model-based approach to IT automation, it lets you define the desired state - or the “what” - of your infrastructure using the Puppet configuration language. Once these configurations are deployed, Puppet automatically installs the necessary packages and starts the related services, and then regularly enforces the desired state. In automating the mundane, Puppet frees you to work on more challenging projects with higher business impact.
10 Free Server & Network Monitoring Tools that Kick Ass When you have a website or a network, it’s helpful to be aware of any issues as soon as they occur. There are open source and freeware server/network monitoring tools that will supervise your infrastructure for any issues that may arise. These tools are meant to aid you in avoiding being taken offline and evaluating if your resource needs has outgrown your infrastructure.
Puppet Labs - Learning Puppet Welcome This is Learning Puppet, a series of lessons about managing system configuration with Puppet Enterprise. Installation instructions and a complete reference to the Puppet language are available elsewhere on the site; this series is meant to be a guided tour to building things with Puppet. If you’ve heard good things about Puppet but don’t know where to start, this is the best place to begin. TracBuildbotIntegration Description ¶ Buildbot is a simple and highly configurable continuous integration server. This plugin attempts to integrate it into Trac
Puppet versus Chef: 10 reasons why Puppet wins Puppet, Chef, cfengine, and Bcfg2 are all players in the configuration management space. If you’re looking for Linux automation solutions, or server configuration management tools, the two technologies you’re most likely to come across are Puppet and Opscode Chef. They are broadly similar in architecture and solve the same kinds of problems. Puppet, from Reductive Labs, has been around longer, and has a large user base. PhpSysInfo Demo Demo Bootstrap News phpSysInfo 3.2.4 released (December 13, 2015) Installation and Usage Just extract phpSysInfo in your web directory Create your config file: cp phpsysinfo.ini.new phpsysinfo.ini Open a web browser You can also access the XML or JSON API:
Gearman Gearman provides a generic application framework to farm out work to other machines or processes that are better suited to do the work. It allows you to do work in parallel, to load balance processing, and to call functions between languages. It can be used in a variety of applications, from high-availability web sites to the transport of database replication events. Cocoa Dev Central: Learn Objective-C Objective-C Objective-C is the primary language used to write Mac software. If you're comfortable with basic object-oriented concepts and the C language, Objective-C will make a lot of sense. If you don't know C, you should read the C Tutorial first. This tutorial is written and illustrated by Scott Stevenson